Tata Consultancy Services Aptitude-General Contributed by admin updated on Mar 2019

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Test Pattern. 

  1  Verbal reasoning (20 min - 32 Qs )
  2. Quantitative aptitude (40 min – 36 Qs) 
  3. Critical reasoning (30 min - 3 passages - 12 Qs)

Quantitative Aptitude: (40 min 36 Qs)

A series question. Very simple as 16 19 15 ? 14 21 (don’t remember exactly) 

ACUTE is coded as ZBTSD then DMFBS stand for. ANS: CLEAR

In the following string find the occurrences of F followed by U but that is not followed by R.
U F R U F D D Y W Z U U F F...............

what is the largest prime no that is stored in 6 bit pattern.

1. (7,0,-7,0,7) 2. (7,-7,7,-7,7) 3. (1,0,-1,0,1)

1. (2m, 3m, 4m ) 2. (3m, 4m, 7m ) 3. (3m, 5m, 9m ) 

           X        Y
          0        0.00001
         10       1.02
        100      1.72
        1000    3.00
        9999    4.72

which equation that best suits this curve a line cuts x at -1 when y=0 and x=0 when y=3 and goes upward

A man , woman and a boy joindly did a job in 6 days. a man alone finishes in 10 days, a women alone finish in 24 days. then how many days the boy can take to finsh?

For temperature a function is given according to time : ((t**2)/6) + 4t +12 what is the temperature rise or fall between 6.pm to 9 pm

An aeroplane starts from a (some latitude is given according to place)at 2 am local time to b(some latitude). travellling time is 10 hours. what is the local time of b when it reaches b. 

A file is transferred from a place to adestination capable of 10 kb. they given some rate of transfer. u have find a equation that best suit this.

In a planar cube , the no. of vertices, no of edges and no of faces are 1. 6, 6, 6 2. 4, 8, 12 3. 8, 12, 6 4.........

What is the value of m(373, 7) + r(6.8) -t(3.4) + r( 3.4) m- modulas r- roundoff t- truncate

what is the value of #%#(5) + %%#(9)     where % - square root #- square

Match the following (don’t remember exactly but problem model is important) a b

1. sentence, paragraph 1. type of
2. basmati, wheat 2. a part of
3. brother, sister 3. not a type of
4. breigal, dog 4. sibling

 g (0) =1 g (1)= -1 if g (n)=g (n-1) + g(n-2) then what is the value of g (6)?

A   0   0   0   0   1   1   1  1
B   0   0   1   1   0   0   1  1
C   0   1   0   1   0   1   0  1

then find the decimal equivalent of ( a u b ) ∩ c.

Three schemes in a bank independently gives savings 10%, 20%, 25%. what will be the net saving if they are applied together?

which one will be the exact power of 3
(i) 2768    (ii) 2678    (iii) 2187    (iv) …

 A power unit is there by the bank of the river 750 mts. a cable is made from power unit to power a plant opposite to that of the river at 1500mts. the cost of the cable below water is rs. 15/- per meter ansd cost of cable on the bank is rs. 12/- per meter. then where they will cut 

odd man out   1.java 2.smalltalk 3.lisp 4.eiffel 5. c++

which is the equation for given line among the 5 1. 2x +3y=4 2. x + y= -1 3. y=2x+ 3

In which of the system 384 is equal to 1234? 1. base 5 2. base 6 3. base 7 4. base 8 5. base 9

 The size of a program is n. and the memory occupied by the program is given by m = square root of 100n. if the size of the program is increased by 1% then how much memory now occupied?

calculate last address of array element column major a[2,3], array size a[7,9], each element occupies 8 bytes. start address is 3000. 

 (force * velocity)/ (mass * acceleration) =
1. velocity   2.time    3. acceleration    4.momentum

In the word “unimpressive” if we change 1st & 2nd, 3rd & 4th, so on then will be 10th letter from right?

 Critical  Reasoning

 A six floor building is given .there are 7 or 8 people .each floor contain two apartments. in each apart there can be at most 2 persons. some conditions are given as a is two floors above c and his room mate. etc. we have to determine the person what floors they are staying (reference 12 th barron) 

A and B are working at some place and are also the foreign agents of country C or D. it takes 4 days for docs to reach C and 5 to reach D. a stole a document on 19th and 22nd oct. b stole a document on 21st oct. they both mat for lunch on 20th oct. an agent of one country could not directly sent doc to another country on this based three questions were asked like if a worked for c then in how many days d will receive a document.